CASTLECLIFF SOUTHWEST: NATIVE AMERICAN PENDANT IN MULTI
c. early 1970's
Arguably one of the most Iconic pieces of CASTLECLIFF's Archives, this stunning pendant is part of CASTLECLIFF's 1970's southwest series, a collection filled with Native American figural elements, enamel feather imagery and brilliantly colored poured glass stones. Designed by the prolific Lawrence (Larry) Vrba, this collection is rare and highly sought after. Designed and manufactured in NYC, this piece incorporates large poured glass stones that were made from melted down beads at CASTLECLIFF's own midtown glass factory.
Very 1970's Silhouette Featuring Large Glass Stones and Enamel Adorned Native American Figural Castings Linked with textured Square Links, All Suspended from a Totem-like Sculpted Bale
- This Statement Pendant Drops a Stunning 8", is Approximately 3" Wide and Hangs from a 17" Long Vintage Box Chain
- Featuring Two Poured Glass Stones in Shades of Brilliant Red and Deep Lapis Blue
- Muted Enamel 'Feathers' Throughout
- Russian Gold Plating with Some Wear at Connection Points Consistent with Age
- Signed CASTLECLIFF at Back of Bottom Two Casting
*Original Sketch of this piece as seen in 1970's B. Altman Advertisement from The New York Times*
VINTAGE FINDS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE
UNIQUE AND ONE OF A KIND FINDS FROM DECADES PAST, COLLECTED &. CURATED OVER THE YEARS AT ESTATE SALES, FLEA MARKETS AND ANTIQUE STORES THROUGHOUT OUR TRAVELS.